The Cubs and Changing Positions in the Major Leagues

The future has finally arrived at Wrigley Field thanks to the ascension of prospects Kris Bryant and Addison Russell. With other players like Javier Baez and Arismendy Alcantara very close to being called up, it bears in the mind the question of where the Cubs plan to put these players, especially considering that several of […]


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Cubs Drop the Hammel on the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Vance Worley (2-2) Save – None Jason Hammel pitched eight shutout innings. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant drove in all four runs with three two-out hits as the Cubs beat the Pirates on Monday night at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel clearly […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/27/15

Game Eighteen: Cubs (10-7) vs. Pirates (11-8) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (1-1, 5.19/1.27/3.79) vs. Vance Worley (2-1, 4.00/1.50/3.43) The Cubs return home to Wrigley Field following a rather successful […]


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Starlin Castro is Respecting the Game and Producing Results

For the first time in his career, Starlin Castro is playing for a team with a winning record in late April. And the most criticized player on the Cubs’ roster is off to a good start in the field and at the plate. Starlin Castro has hit safely in 14 of the 17 games. Castro […]


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Cubs Scratch Out a Sweep – Cubs 5, Reds 2

Game Seventeen – Cubs 5, Reds 2 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (2-1) Save – Hector Rondon (4) Miguel Montero drove in the first two runs. And Addison Russell delivered a bases clearing two-out double in the four-run fourth inning as the Cubs completed the two-game sweep over the Reds on […]


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Cubs Step Up in Extras and Top the Reds – Cubs 7, Reds 3

Game Sixteen – Cubs 7, Reds 3 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (1-0) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan hit a solo homer in the seventh that tied the game at three. Jonathan Herrera singled in Rizzo with the […]


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Rambling About the Cubs While the Prospects Have Arrived

Hello, again everybody. The Cubbies are 8-7, and I must admit, it is a rather disappointing 8-7 at that, but I will say that this team is better than I expected. A team cannot win the pennant in April, but it can definitely lose one. The past few years it seemed like late May arrived […]


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Cubs Pen Melts Down in the Steel City – Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 5 WP – Radhames Liz (1-1) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-2) Save – Mark Melancon (3) The Cubs settled for a split in Pittsburgh after the 4-1 lead the team built in the first five innings disappeared in the sixth inning. The Pirates scored three runs off Kyle Hendricks […]


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Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3

Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3 Game Fourteen – Cubs 3, Pirates 4 WP – Vance Worley (2-1) LP – Jason Hammel (1-1) Save – Tony Watson (1) Wednesday night in Pittsburgh went down to the last strike. After scoring three runs in the eighth to cut the Pirates lead to 4-3, […]


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The Daily CCO: This Team Doesn’t Quit and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Comeback Cubs struck again Tuesday night. And 13 games in the season the Cubs are giving the fan base reasons not to turn off the game. After Tuesday’s game, Joe Maddon said he is proud of the entire group and pointed out the team is playing at a high level both mentally and physically. […]


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